The Chautauqua Moment: Protestants, Progressives, and the Culture of Modern Liberalism, 1874-1920

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byAndrew Chamberlin Rieser

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Andrew C. Rieser is a past fellow of the Pew Program in religion and American history at Yale University and has taught at several universities in New York and the Midwest.
Format:Kobo ebookPublished:August 14, 2012Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Chautauqua's Liberal Creed
An American Forum: Methodist Camp Meetings and the Rise of Social Christianity
Canopy of Cultures: Democracy Under the Big Tent of Prosperity
The Never-Ending Vacation: Boosters, Tourists, and the Fantasyscape of Chautauqua
Inventing the White Public: Webs of Region, Race, and Nationalism in the Chautauqua Movement
From Parlor to Politics: Chautauqua and the Institutionalization of Middle-Class Womanhood
Useful Knowledge and Its Critics: The Messiness of Popular Education in the 1890s
Success Through Failure: Chautauqua in the Progressive Era

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Rieser winsomely and insightfully presents and analyzes the flaws, the merits, and the contradictions... of the Chautauqua movement.